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Kim Jong-un Returns to China, This Time With Leverage

[unable to retrieve full-text content] As the United States and China drift into a trade war, Mr. Kim, a week after meeting President Trump, will have the chance to play one power against the other. Source: NYT > World
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Live Briefing: Live Updates: President Trump to Meet Kim Jong-un of North Korea

[unable to retrieve full-text content] At stake is the American goal of ridding North Korea of its nuclear arsenal and Mr. Kim’s desire to remove American weapons from the Korean Peninsula Source: NYT > World
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Kim Jong-un Arrives in Singapore Ahead of Summit Meeting With Trump

2 weeks ago | 0 comment
“He couldn’t answer their questions,” Mr. Shanmugam said at a media briefing on Sunday. “They checked his mobile phone and saw that he’s been checking through and visiting sites on suicide bombings, and they made an assessment” [...]
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Trump Dangles Aid Before North Korea. But Does Kim Jong-un Want It?

3 weeks ago | 0 comment
“South Koreans may be eating well and have more material things, but that is only because they are depending on the American imperialists, currying favor with them and getting their leftovers,” Ms. Kim said, describing a typical North [...]
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Top Aide to Kim Jong-un Is Bound for U.S., Trump Says

4 weeks ago | 0 comment
Mr. Kim has served as a senior manager of the North’s intelligence operations for nearly 30 years, according to the website North Korea Leadership Watch. Mr. Kim’s rare combination of senior positions in the North’s highly stratified [...]
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Kim Jong-un and South Korean Leader Meet in Bid to Salvage U.S. Talks

4 weeks ago | 0 comment
“We’ll see what happens,” Mr. Trump told reporters. “We’d like to do it. We’ll see what happens.” For weeks, Mr. Trump had issued a steady stream of enthusiastic comments and tweets on his planned summit with Mr. Kim, although [...]
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Keeping Summit Hopes Alive Suggests Kim Jong-un May Need a Deal

4 weeks ago | 0 comment
SEOUL, South Korea — Ever since Kim Jong-un took over as the young, untested ruler of North Korea seven years ago, he has promised his country a future free from deprivation. In his first speech as leader, he vowed that North Koreans, [...]
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Trump Pulls Out of North Korea Summit Meeting with Kim Jong-un

4 weeks ago | 0 comment
WASHINGTON — President Trump, citing a flurry of hostile statements from North Korea, pulled out of a highly anticipated summit meeting with Kim Jong-un on Thursday, telling the North Korean leader “this missed opportunity is a [...]
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If Kim Jong-un Keeps His Nuclear Arms, Can Trump Still Claim Victory?

1 month ago | 0 comment
“That’s not what the president is promising or what everybody is hoping for, but it would be really good and they should take it,” said Jeffrey Lewis, a Korea expert at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. “You’re [...]
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Trump Exults in Release of Prisoners and a Date Next Month With Kim Jong-un

1 month ago | 0 comment
Singapore, by contrast, is neutral ground, nearly 3,000 miles from Pyongyang, and not a treaty ally of the United States, like South Korea, Japan or the Philippines. Both countries have embassies there, United States Navy warships call [...]